The Law of Confidential Records

Washington Law Institute


Privacy Resources

  • American Psychiatric Association Committee on Confidentiality: Guidelines on confidentiality. American Journal of Psychiatry 144:1523-1526, 1987
  • American Psychiatric Association Resource Document on Computerized Records: A Guide to Security. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law, 25:4, 1997
  • American Psychiatric Association Resource Document on Preserving Patient Confidentiality in the Era of Information Technology. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law, 25:4, 1997
  • Appelbaum, PS: Jaffe v Redmond: psychotherapist-patient privilege in the federal courts. Psychiatric Services 47:1033-1034, 1052, 1996
  • Bass A: HMO puts confidential records on-line. Boston Globe, Mar 7, 1995, p 25
  • Bass A: HCHP reviewing policy on records: Boston Globe, Mar 9, 1995, p 17
  • Broccolo BM, Fulton DK, Waller AA: The Electronic Future of Health Information: Strategies for Coping with a Brave New World; Journal of AHIMA; 64(12):38-51, 1993 Dec.
  • Clifford, Ruth Records and Managed Care- Legal and Ethical Issues (5-97): Position paper of the California Coalition for Ethical Mental Health Care
  • Corcoran K, Winslade WJ (1994). Eavesdropping on the 50-minute hour: managed mental health care and confidentiality. Behavioral Sciences & the Law 12:351-365, 1994
  • Davidson JR: Confidentiality and managed care: ethical and legal concerns. Health & Social Work 21(3):208-15, 1996
  • Edwards, H Berryman: "Managed Care and Confidentiality" Behavioral Health Management Volume 15, Number 6, November / December 1995, p. 25.
  • Frawley KA: Update on Confidentiality Legislation; Journal of AHIMA; 65(10):12-3, 1994 Oct.
  • Lazoritz M: Guarding Patient Confidentiality in a Managed Care Setting; Behavioral Health Management; 46, Sept/Oct 1994
  • Murphy G. Anderson EM: An Organizational Model for Data Access and Management - Work in Progress; Journal of AHIMA; 65(8):50-2, 54 1994 Aug.
  • Olfson M. Pincus HA: Outpatient mental health care in nonhospital settings: distribution of patients across provider groups. American Journal of Psychiatry 153:1353-1356, 1996
  • Sabin JE: What should we advocate for in for-profit mental health care, and how should we do it? Psychiatric Services 47:1061-1062, 1064, 1966
  • Sabin JE: What confidentiality standards should we advocate for in mental health care, and how should we do it? Psychiatric Services 48:35-36, 41, 1997
  • Smee PH: Should insurance companies have access to patients' medical records? British Medical Journal 313:287, 1996
  • Roback HB, Shelton M: Effects of confidentiality limitations on the psychotherapeutic process. Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research 4:185-193, 1995
  • Woodward B: The computer-based patient record and confidentiality. New England Journal of Medicine 333:1419-1422, 1995
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